Monday September 01, 2014




Yorkton Gun Club 35th Annual Gun & Collectable Show

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Free Community lunch - Sat., Feb 23, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Knox Presbyterian Church (by the water tower).

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On Fri., March 7, the women of Egypt invite you to join with them in the World Day of Prayer celebration, praying under the theme, “Streams in the desert”. Each year the World day of Prayer service brings with it a feeling of curiosity. What will challenge, inspire and encourage us? What will we learn about the theme and the focus country? What will we learn about ourselves? Please join us and invite your friends and family to attend the World Day of Prayer service and learn more about the culture and heritage of Egypt. Join Christians in more than 170 countries around the world and 2,000 communities across Canada who will gather on the World Day of Prayer to pray and act in solidarity with the people of Egypt. A local World Day of Prayer service will be held at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church on Thurs., March 13 @ 7:00 p.m.

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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper - Tues., March 4, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (West Hall), Holy Anglican Church, 2nd & Darlington, Yorkton.

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The 4th Annual Prairie Sun Seed Festival will be held on Feb. 22 from 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. at Dr. Brass School in Yorkton. The festival brings together people interested in saving heirloom varieties of garden seeds, local food producers and suppliers and those with gardening expertise. For more information contact Tracy Bielinski at 306-786-0604 or email tracy.bielin...@shr.sk.ca.

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Yorkton Public Library Pre-School Storytime for ages 3 – 5 years runs Monday or Thursday mornings Jan. 13 - March 6 @ 10:30 – 11:15. Toddler Time for ages 6 – 36 months runs Thursday mornings Jan. 16 – March 6 @ 10:30 – 11:00.

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Yorkton Gun Club 35th Annual Gun & Collectable Show - Sat., Feb. 22 & Sun., Feb. 23, Yorkton Agripavilion, 455 Broadway St. W., Yorkton. Showtimes: Sat., Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., Feb. 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Door prizes.

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The Yorkton and District Horticultural Society will be holding their first meeting of 2014 on Thurs., Feb. 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sunshine Room at SIGN on North Street. Special guest speaker will be Frank Woloschuk talking about succulents, and new plants for spring. Everyone is welcome!

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Prairie Sun Seed Festival - Workshops, exhibits, demonstrations and a seed swap celebrate the diversity of seed and the culture of growing food locally. This family friendly event is sponsored by the Assiniboine Food Security Alliance - Sunday, Feb 22, 2014, 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., Dr. Brass School, 19 Darlington St. W. Yorkton.

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Now showing at community pARTners gallery: Greetings from the Land of Living Skies! is a group exhibition comprised of four Saskatchewan artists: Sandra Knoss, Cathy Terepocki, Tina Hudson & Donn Morton. The work in this exhibition presents interpretations of Saskatchewan imagery and identity. Sandra Knoss’ paintings transform the Saskatchewan landscape in an energetic and colourful manner. The ceramic work of Cathy Terepocki has created cups, plates and other small souvenir like objects. Tina Hudson and Donn Morton both hail from the community of Weyburn, SK. Hudson uses photography to examine the deserted buildings that dot the Saskatchewan landscape. Morton creates small copper objects that mimic their larger counterparts so often found in the Saskatchewan experience. Open during regular hours at Yorkton Public Library until Feb. 23!   

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The next meeting for the Yorkton Prostate Cancer Group will be Feb. 20 in the Hospital Board Room at 7 p.m. Anyone wanting info on this meeting or prostate cancer should call Vic @ 306-782-2398.

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New Horizons Friday Nigth Dance, 78 First Ave. North, Yorkton, Sk.  Great night of dancing Everyone is welcome.  Dance from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Lunch is included. Music by: Feb. 21, Don & Friends; Feb. 28, Old Country Lads. For more information contact: Peter at 306-782-1846.

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Enjoy the sounds of vintage Vegas as the Yorkton Arts Council proudly presents  their next “Stars for Saskatchewan” concert, John Gracie, Sun., March 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School. Tickets are available at the Yorkton Arts Council, Welcome Home Floral and Gift Shop, at the door, or on-line at www.yorktonarts.ca

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The Canadian Federation of University Women/Yorkton will hold their next regular monthly meeting Sat., Feb. 22, 2014 at Melrose Place in the large banquet room. Anyone interested in learning more about the organization may go to the National Office website @ www.cfuw.org for more info or call Bilk...@ 306-782-5837 or Elsie @ 306-783-4862.

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Yorkton Faith Build presents a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity - His Promise - a musical following the life of Jesus Christ. Thurs., March 6, 7:30 p.m.; Fri., March 7, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., March 8, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., March 9, 2:00 p.m.; Sun., March 9, 7:30 p.m. All performances take place at the Anne Portnuff Theatre in the Yorkton Regional High School. Tickets are available at LR Futures, Sherring Optical and the Golden Rule. Certain scenes may be upsetting to young children.

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The International Women of Yorkton and area is a social group for all women. They meet one evening a month, at 222 Smith St. E., Yorkton. For more information contact Cathy at 783-2777.

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Treasure Chest Toastmasters Club meets weekly on Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at SIGN on Broadway. Impact your world by enhancing your communication and leadership skills. Guests and new members welcome. For more information contact: Delores Moskal 306-620-8424 and Keith Diduch 306-621-8700.

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Citizens on Patrol Program Yorkton - COPP the eyes and ears of your community is recruiting new members. For an application or more info please contact COPP at 306-621-7361 (day) or 306-782-3197 (after 6 p.m.) or The Yorkton City Detachment of the RCMP at 306-786-2400 or Box 153, Yorkton, SK S3N 2V7.

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Gloria Hayden Community Centre Hours of Operation Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to noon, 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Closed over the lunch hour. Saturdays & Sundays noon to 5:00 p.m. Stat Holidays closed.

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Come join the fun!  Yorkton Community Concert Choir. Please call Laurene at 306-782-0460 or Anna at 306-744-2729 for more information.

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Crossroads is a support group for women who are experiencing or have experienced violence. Group is held at SIGN on Broadway every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information contact 782-0673 or 782-5181.

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The Yorkton Prostate Group meets every 3rd Thurs. of each month in the meeting room of the Yorkton Hospital. We promote early detection and speedy recovery. For more info call 306-782-5748.

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Yorkton 4-H Light Horse Club is a project-based youth organization (ages 6 - 21) focusing on the growth and development of our members, leaders and volunteers. If interested in more info please contact Mr. DePape at 306-783-7769.


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